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Movie Review – Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four (2015)

23 August 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four, 2015.

Directed by Marty Langford.

Starring Roger Corman, Alex Hyde-White, Joseph Culp and Oley Sassone.


In 1994, Roger Corman produced a movie adaptation of Marvel’s first ever comic-book, The Fantastic Four, a low budget picture destined never to be released. This is its fascinating story…

Documentaries which shine a light on movie projects that never saw the light of day are increasingly becoming all the rage, now the geeks have inherited the earth, and Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four is one of them. If perhaps lacking the snappy title of, say, The Death of Superman Lives which recently came out and told the doomed story of another major comic book movie endeavour that never saw the light of day. This is a very different story to the crazed egomaniacs and spiralling budgets that »

- Tony Black

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‘Doomed!’ Exclusive Clip: New Documentary Explores Roger Corman’s Ill-Fated ‘Fantastic Four’ Movie

11 August 2016 1:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last year, 20th Century Fox released a “Fantastic Four” reboot directed by Josh Trank. Starring Miles Teller (“Whiplash”), Michael B. Jordan (“Creed”), Kate Mara (“The Martian”), Jamie Bell (“Snowpiercer”), the film was a critical and commercial disaster. The reboot tried to jumpstart the franchise after the original 2005 series underperformed with its 2007 sequel. But in 1994, Bernd Eichinger of Constantin Film and director Roger Corman teamed up to make their own “Fantastic Four” film that never saw the light of day.

Read More: Watch: First 3 Minutes From ‘Doomed! The Untold Story Of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four

The new documentary “Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four” chronicles the history of the first ill-fated movie version of Roger Corman’s superhero film that was all set to be released, only for it to be forever shelved. It features never before seen footage from the production as well »

- Vikram Murthi

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